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Parenting Without Fear

“Jeremiah, slow down… watch where you are going!” This is a phrase that I use quite often when I am out with our grandchildren. Like most kids, our grandson tends to focus on the things around him and not what is in front of him. As a parent and now grandparent, I know that children…

Learning From Children

A couple of years ago, a group of us got together with the intention of sponsoring a refugee family from Syria to come to Canada. The process had many ups and downs with potential families lined up to come only to have their immigration fall through. Finally, after much prayer and patience, a family arrived…

Preparing our Children for the Future

They say being a grandparent is a blessing. Truth be told, it is. You get to spend time with grandchildren and when they get tired and grumpy, you give them back! But there are times when things don’t go as planned and everything we take for granted gets turned upside down. Sometimes life gets complicated.…